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Fun Outdoors Activities for You and Your Child 
Help your child learn to explore nature and the outdoors with these fun activities!
Do You Have a Strong-Willed Child?
Strong-willed children can be a challenge when they're young. If sensitively parented, they can become terrific teens and adults.  You don't have to attend every argument you're invited to!
How to teach empathy
Children need to know how to value, respect and understand another person's views, even when they don't agree with them. Children who show strong empathy for others tend to have better social interactions and do better academically in school.

Develop Your Child's Communication Skills
The capacity to communicate is the ability and desire to connect with others by exchanging ideas and feelings, both verbally and non-verbally. Children’s communication skills grow by leaps and bounds across the first few years of life.

Encourage Curiosity
  Parents play a big role in the development of our children's curiosity. It involves a sustained and conscious effort.

Rhyme with your child
Reading and rhyming with your child can greatly expand his or her vocabulary!
________________________________________________________________________________ How to build Early Math Skills

It is as important to build early math skills as it is to build early literacy skills.  It's not scary at all!  Here are5 simple activities!